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Aso becomes longest-serving finance minister in postwar Japan

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Quantity and "quality" are not the same here. Just because he's been there all this time, does not mean he is "good" at his job.

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Hooray. There'll be a hot time in the Ginza hostess clubs tonight! The drinks are on the taxpayer. Cheers, Taro.

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How long is too long?

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and still doesn't know the job.

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Forgive me if I don't rejoice.

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Aso becomes longest-serving finance minister in postwar Japan

Well woopdi doo Basil!

Quantity and "quality" are not the same here. Just because he's been there all this time, does not mean he is "good" at his job.

Exactly.

Hooray. There'll be a hot time in the Ginza hostess clubs tonight! The drinks are on the taxpayer. Cheers, Taro.

As usual.

How long is too long?

In his case, from the first moment he stepped into politics

and still doesn't know the job.

Just like his PM.

Forgive me if I don't rejoice.

Brother, I don't think most people, Japanese or foreign, are.

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sad

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During his five years as finance chief, Aso has overseen efforts to fix the country's finances

Great job Aso! We can really see the difference made after five years!

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Slacker pol Aso's chronic foot-in-mouth disease should have disqualified him from public office years ago, but despite his total lack of accountability he will just keep on shamelessly surfing the wishy-washy waves of public outrage.until the day a shark with real teeth surfaces to take a bite out of his flimsy board.

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Quantity and "quality" are not the same here. Just because he's been there all this time, does not mean he is "good" at his job.

Exactly. Apart from his occasional comments praising the Nazis, the other thing that comes to mind about Aso is his economic 'policy' in 2008 of giving every single resident of Japan 12,000 yen, regardless of need or income, to reflate the economy, which we were 'urged' to spend. It had no discernible effect on the economy and only added to Japan's debt.

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The very sight of him turns my stomach... a poster "jiji" for all that is wrong with Japanese politics.

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